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New clock for your collection!

I have designed and fully tested new IGP-17 clock. It's based on IGP-17 panaplex panel - 16 digits display from Nixe tube era made in the USSR.

With a slim 16 digit design, the panaplex Clock displays: Time and date, two Alarm sets and Data you send from your computer or another board like Arduino or Raspberry PI.

Great display clock/counter for your home environment or art project. 

Please go to the clock page in the Products section  to get more information and buy this clock.  Limited stock.

IGP-17Clock displaying time and date    IGP-17Clock displaying Alarm 1
IGP-17Clock displaying Alarm 2   IGP-17Clock displaying all 8s data
        

 

Merry Christmas and Happy new Year!

Thanks for Xmas and New Year holidays, I have got spare time to play with Burroughs Self-Scan matrix panels, which were waiting for me  quite a while.

I have a few panels, but have not had original Controller boards to test display panels, just a month ago I was lucky to buy functioning controller board,

so I played with panels and really like it.  Original  set consists of 3 boards: self-scan display panel with drivers board, controller board and power supply converter board.

I have took away power supply board (get circuit diagram here), which is not needed when you control the panel from standard +-12V and +5v power suppliers  

and your data generator (source of info  you want to show on display panel) is close to the panel too. I use Arduino board to send data to display.

Now thinking to make something usefull on it.  If you have any ideas, please share it with me. More pictures and info are on my Ongoing projects page.

6 lines Self-scan display panel    6 lines Self-scan display panel  
     
Controller board    Closer look at 6 lines Self-scan display  

 

 

New KOSBO.COM site is up now. Simple, light design for easy browsing and buying clocks.

You can, but don't have to register on site : just find the clock, buy it and pay via Paypal. That's it!

Please note, this site is under construction,  all products/docs are listed now,  but you may find broken links yet...

 

Time is flying!

In October 2005 I have released and sold my first Sparkletube, so kosbo.com era has begun.

KOSBO.COM is 10 years old now. Happy birthday to us! ;-)

It was really exciting time, thanks a lot to all my Customers, who likes and buys my clocks. Special thanks to my family and friends, who supports me all the time.
I've met lots of interesting people, designed and manufactured 19 Nixie and VFD clocks, which does not count my first great device called Sparkletube.
Several special edition clocks were released too, which includes clocks to TomorrowLand movie, UK BBC sport documentary and a few more.

More clocks will be released during this autumn and it's time to refresh my Kosbo.com web site too!

Best wishes, Konstantin @kosbo.com

 

 

Welcome to a secret place called Tomorrowland...

It's the third time that our IN-18 Big Nixie Clocks are acting in the movies or documentaries.


Watch Tomorrowland Teaser Trailer to find our 2 IN-18 clocks combined together to display...

The movie in cinemas from 22 of May 2015.